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The team at Gradplus are pleased to provide you with coverage of the key issues and stories in the graduate sector.


Sheffield hosts graduate recruitment event

A graduate recruitment event held at Sheffield University has been heralded as a huge success after a record number of exhibitors attended.

The Yorkshire Autumn Graduate Recruitment Fair took place yesterday (November 4th) from 10:30 GMT until 16:00 in the campus' Octagon Centre. read more...


Graduate recruitment to adopt report cards

Graduate recruiters will soon be able to get a better view of a candidate after it was announced yesterday (November 4th) that report cards are to be issued to university students from 2011. read more...


UK celebrates National Stress Awareness Day

Yesterday (November 4th) marked the 11th annual National Stress Awareness Day, with those suffering from work-related stress given advice on how to cope.

With recruitment and unemployment hitting headlines this year, some workers may find they are placing themselves under strain. read more...


SMEs looking to recruit

Graduates looking for work may be interested to hear that almost one in five (17 per cent) small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are planning to take on staff over the next few months. read more...


HR jobs rise 'could indicate recruitment recovery'

Recent research from the Ashdown Group Job Index found that the number of human resources (HR) vacancies increased significantly in September.

According to the HR Society, the bounce back in the number of HR positions could be an indicator that recruitment is set for a recovery. read more...


Female graduates 'should expect gender pay gap'

Women entering the jobs market should expect to find discrepancies between their pay and that of their male counterparts, it has been suggested.

There is still a gap between the sexes as far as salary goes, according to training, resources and support services provider Everywoman. read more...


Students to be given career salary map

University students will soon be given information on their likely earnings after graduating from a particular course.

The data will be included in a raft of changes to the way higher education is presented to potential undergraduates. read more...


Graduate unemployment reaches 10-year high

Graduates entering the jobs market do so at the toughest time in over a decade, it has been claimed.

According to a recent report from the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU), graduate unemployment has reached a ten-year high of 44 per cent. read more...


More graduate dentists in Scotland

Graduate recruitment in the Scottish dental sector has increased at an impressive rate during the past three years.

New figures have revealed that the number of people qualifying as dentists in Scotland has increased by approximately 15 per cent, the Press and Journal reports. read more...


Getting a job is a lot like a sales pitch!

A key concept in sales is looking at features and benefits and one of the most important things any salesperson will tell you is to focus on the benefits and not the features. It is the benefits that sell, not the features. read more...

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